Milwaukee Jobs

  • Digital Marketing Strategist

    Guarantee Digital - Milwaukee, WI

    As a Digital Marketing Strategist at Guarantee Digital, you will be responsible for the successful development and management of digital, mobile and content marketing strategies...

    from Guarantee Digital - 11 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Milwaukee, WI

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 14 days ago
  • OB/GYN Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Milwaukee, WI

    OB/GYN Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated that way.

    from U.S. Air Force - 1 day ago
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee is the largest city within the state of Wisconsin and 25th largest in the United States. The city is the county seat of Milwaukee County and is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. As of the 2006 U.S. Census estimate, Milwaukee had a population of 573,378. The city is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha Metropolitan Area with a population of 1,753,355. The first Europeans to pass through the area were French missionaries and fur traders. In 1818, Frenchman Solomon Juneau settled in the area, and in 1846 Juneau's town combined with two neighboring towns to incorporate as the City of Milwaukee. Large numbers of German and other immigrants helped increase the city's population during the 1840s and the following decades. Once known almost exclusively as a brewing and manufacturing powerhouse, Milwaukee has taken steps in recent years to reshape its image, in large part by reviving its downtown. In the past...more

Milwaukee Economy

Milwaukee and its suburbs are the home to the headquarters of 13 Fortune 1000 companies, including Johnson Controls, Northwestern Mutual, Manpower Inc., Kohl's, Harley-Davidson, Rockwell Automation, Fiserv, Marshall & Ilsley Corp., Wisconsin Energy, Briggs & Stratton, Joy Global, A.O. Smith, and MGIC Investments. The Milwaukee metropolitan area ranks fifth in the United States in terms of the number of Fortune 500 company headquarters as a share of the population. Milwaukee also has a large number of financial service firms, particularly those specializing in mutual funds and transaction processing systems, and a number of publishing and printing companies, including Quad/Graphics. Milwaukee is also the headquarters of Midwest Airlines, the Koss Corporation, Master Lock, and C&H Distributors. Service and managerial jobs are the fastest-growing segments of the Milwaukee economy, and health care alone makes up 27% the jobs in the city. Twenty-two percent of Milwaukee's workforce is...more

Milwaukee Careers

Among the most common occupations in Milwaukee are Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Milwaukee Industries

The leading industries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 21%; Manufacturing, 15%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Milwaukee job listings indicate that the following industries in Milwaukee are hiring the most workers:

Milwaukee Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is $33,140, and the median income of households in Milwaukee was $32,666.

Average Salaries in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee, WI


According to our Milwaukee Trends data, the number of Milwaukee, Wisconsin jobs has increased by 57% since September 2013.
Milwaukee job trends

Milwaukee Employment Statistics

Population of Milwaukee
Total population 556,948
Male 48.12%
Female 51.88%
Median age 31.8
Milwaukee Housing
Owner-occupied homes 49.4%
Median cost of a home $119,000
Median mortgage payment $674
Renter-occupied homes 50.6%
Vacant housing 8.7%
Median monthly rent $657
Average Income
Median for all workers $24,679
Median for all male full-time $35,644
Median for all female full-time $30,636
Household Income
Less than $10,000 13%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 44%
Currently married 35%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 12%
White 46%
Black or African American 41%
Asian 4%
Other 10%
Milwaukee Commute
Carpool 10.6%
Public transportation 7.6%
Average travel time 21 minutes

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